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Nonplastic foodware might cause problems — or not

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Video by Gordon Pang / gpang@staradvertiser.com
David Pang, owner of Malama Eco Products, displays one of the non-plastic clamshell "plate lunch" containers that he distributes. Pang says the containers will meet the regulations under the city's upcoming single-use plastic ban.
GORDON PANG / GORDONPANG@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                David Pang, owner of Malama Eco Products, displays one of the nonplastic clamshell plate lunch containers that he distributes, which he says will meet the regulations under the city’s upcoming single-use plastic ban, will hold food well, be available and cost food industry companies about 6 cents apiece more than the plastic ones they now use.
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GORDON PANG / GORDONPANG@STARADVERTISER.COM

David Pang, owner of Malama Eco Products, displays one of the nonplastic clamshell plate lunch containers that he distributes, which he says will meet the regulations under the city’s upcoming single-use plastic ban, will hold food well, be available and cost food industry companies about 6 cents apiece more than the plastic ones they now use.

GORDON PANG / GORDONPANG@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                David Pang, owner of Malama Eco Products, displays one of the nonplastic clamshell plate lunch containers that he distributes, which he says will meet the regulations under the city’s upcoming single-use plastic ban, will hold food well, be available and cost food industry companies about 6 cents apiece more than the plastic ones they now use.